Scene from Up In Smoke
Narrated by Shelby Chong
Cheech & Chong are a Grammy Award–winning comedy duo consisting of Richard «Cheech» Marin and Tommy Chong, who found a wide audience in the 1970s and 1980s for their films and stand-up routines, which were based on the hippie and free love era, and especially drug and counterculture movements, most notably their love for cannabis.
The duo met in Vancouver, British Columbia in the late 1960s. Chong was a Canadian citizen, and Cheech had moved there from Southern California to avoid the draft at the height of the Vietnam War. lol, although he says he came to Canada to help prevent the invasion into Canada.
Years active — 1971–1985; 2002–present